On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • French government led by prime Minister Georges Bidault resigns
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins her 4th Western Open; beats Peggy Kirk, 5 & 3
  • NY Giant Wes Westrum hits 3 HRs & a triple

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Léon Frissen, Dutch Queen's Commissioner of the province of Limburg (CDA)
  • Mercedes R Lackey, American sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
  • Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York